Care Coordinator (RN) - Cardiology - WellSpan Health and Surgery Center

Hanover, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 57364B

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Position Summary:

General Summary:

Under general supervision, of the Practice Manager of Cardiology, coordinates all aspects of treatment, evaluation, support services and education for patients.  Coordinates clinical documentation from referring and treating physicians for each patient.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

 1 Provides initial contact with patients.

 2 Serves as a consistent contact for patient/family throughout the process of diagnosis and treatment.

 3 Provides individualized information, support and education.

 4 Coordinates appointments for consultations and physician visits.

 5 Notifies primary care and specialty care providers with any changes in treatment protocol.

 6 Reinforces pre- and post-procedure instructions and provides further education as appropriate.

 7 Maintains two-way communication with providers’ offices in order to improve the process of coordinating care for patients.

 8 Reports outcome of nursing/patient care/coordination activities to Service Line leadership.

 9 Serves as a resource to support groups and other activities.

 10 Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.

 

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Proven outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function as a team player

 

Required Experience

Required Experience:

  • Current RN License in PA
  • 2-3 years Cardiovascular experience
  • Telemetry experience, required
  • Cardiac Stress Test experience, required

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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